Wednesday, November 29, 2023

Topic: PUCL

NIA raids in Uttar Pradesh target PUCL leaders, student outfit BSM

Since the morning of September 05 2023, coordinated raids have been carried out by the National Investigation Agency in Eastern Uttar Pradesh targeting activists...

Maharashtra: Journalist killed hours after publishing story on refinery project

A local investigative journalist Shashikant Warishe who was actively reporting on Green’ refinery project in the Barsu-Solgaon area in Maharashtra, died on Tuesday after being run over by an influential refinery supporter in the area on Monday, hours after the journalist published a news report against the latter.

PUCL report finds Karnataka hijab ban violated fundamental rights of Muslim women

"The Karnataka Government has a constitutional responsibility to respond to the continuing violations of fundamental rights of young Muslim women," the Karnataka chapter of...

Ban on Popular Front of India unconstitutional: PUCL

Calling the Union government ban on Popular Front of India ”unconstitutional”, the People's Union for Civil Liberties (PUCL), leading human rights body in India, demanded that the ban should be revoked.

UAPA: 3% got convicted in 6 years, 94% still in jail without bail, shows report

Less than 3% of the arrests made under the draconian Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act between 2015 and 2020 have resulted in convictions, shows the report.

MPs of Congress, DMK, NCP, left parties to seek UAPA repeal

At a press conference organised by human rights body People’s Union for Civil Liberties, 11 eminent personalities including Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren and MPs Shashi Tharoor (Congress), Supriya Sule (NCP), and Kanimozhi (DMK) have called for united action in demanding the repeal of the draconian UAPA and condemned "illegal arrests" in Bhima-Koregaon case.